Media headlines about Provident Bancorp (NASDAQ:PVBC) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Provident Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.0534599415943 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Provident Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 22nd.
Provident Bancorp (PVBC) traded down $0.30 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $26.40. The stock had a trading volume of 2,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 12,300. Provident Bancorp has a 52-week low of $17.20 and a 52-week high of $27.38. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68. The stock has a market capitalization of $254.18, a PE ratio of 30.70 and a beta of 0.28.
In other news, CEO David P. Mansfield acquired 4,255 shares of Provident Bancorp stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was bought at an average price of $23.45 per share, for a total transaction of $99,779.75. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 2.68% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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About Provident Bancorp
Provident Bancorp, Inc is the holding company of The Provident Bank. The Provident Bank is a community bank that serves the banking needs of its customers. The Provident Bank operates from its main office and over two branch offices in the Northeastern Massachusetts area and over four branch offices in Southeastern New Hampshire, and one branch is located in Bedford, New Hampshire.
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